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Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common, highly heritable complex disorder of unknown aetiology characterized by hyperandrogenism, chronic anovulation and defects in glucose homeostasis. Increased luteinizing hormone relative to follicle-stimulating hormone secretion, insulin resistance and developmental exposure to androgens are hypothesized to play a(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the effect of penile vibratory stimulation (PVS) in the preservation and restoration of erectile function and urinary continence in conjunction with nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy (RP). PATIENTS AND METHODS The present study was conducted between July 2010 and March 2013 as a randomized prospective trial at two university(More)
PURPOSE We investigate internal and external sphincter responses during penile vibratory stimulation and electroejaculation in men with spinal cord injury. MATERIALS AND METHODS Ejaculation induction with simultaneous recording of external and internal sphincter pressures was performed in 9 spinal cord injured men. Of the patients with upper motor neuron(More)
MAIN PROBLEM Testosterone replacement therapy inhibits spermatogenesis, representing a problem for hypogonadal men of reproductive age. METHODS A literature review of PubMed from 1990-2013. Semen analysis and pregnancy outcomes, time to recovery of spermatogenesis, serum and intratesticular testosterone levels were examined. RESULTS Exogenous(More)
Idiopathic anejaculation is a relatively rare cause of sexual dysfunction that usually presents as an infertility problem. When such patients have nocturnal emissions the problem is usually considered psychogenic and referral is made to a psychiatrist. Various treatments for this condition have been described including psychotherapy, sexual, marital and(More)
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